Lara Stone

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Lara Stone
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Birthdate: December 20, 1983
Height: 1.78 5 (ft 9 in)
Weight: 60 kg (130 pounds)
Eye colour: brown
Hair colour: blonde
Agency: IMG (New York, Paris, London, Milan)


About

Lara Stone (Geldrop, 20 december 1983) is a Dutch fashion model. She was discovered by a scout in a Paris' metro when she was 14 years old and participated in the Elite Fashion Model competition in 1999. Although she didn't win, she impressed the Elite executives and was signed.

Breakthrough

In 2006 she signed with IMG Models, and her carreer took off. In January of that same year she made her catwalk in the Givenchy fashion show. She also walked for Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Lanvin, Prada, Marc Jacobs and others.


Stone has opened shows for prestigious labels such as Giles Deacon, Isabel Marant, Christopher Kane, Fendi, and MaxMara, and closed for Chanel, Diesel, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, and Balmain.

She has also been a prestigious "semi-exclusive" for Prada, meaning she could not walk any other shows during New York fashion week or any shows in Milan before the Prada show.


Lara participated in many campaigns during spring/summer 2008 including: Givenchy, Just Cavalli, H&M, between others.


She's mostly known for being a Calvin Klein model and the gap between her front teeth. On May 16, 2010 she married the british comedian David Williams.

2009-Present

In February 2009 she was the cover of French Vogue. In August of the same year she was the cover of W and she was declared "Fashion's It Girl". Vogue Paris named her as one of the top 30 models of the 2000s. Stone made her American Vogue debut on the May 2009 cover.


In 2010 Lara made history signing an exclusive deal with Calvin Klein making her the face of Calvin Klein Collection, CK Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans.

Lara was featured in the Pirelli calendar in 2011 photographed by the designer and photographer Karl Lagerfeld.

In 2012 she was featured again in the Pirelli calendar, this time photographed by Mario Sorrenti. That same year she came 8th in the Forbes top-earning models list. She also ranked first in the Models.com "Top 50 models" list from Spring 2010 to Summer 2012.


Personal Life

In 2009 Stone began dating the british comedian David Williams and they got married on May 2010.


In the December 2009 issue of Vogue UK, Stone admitted undergoing inpatient rehabilitation for alcoholism earlier in the year.


References

http://nymag.com/fashion/models/lstone/larastone/ http://models.com/models/Lara-Stone http://nymag.com/thecut/2007/08/the_top_ten_models_to_watch_th.html

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